of us. it was another family unit. >> reporter: through the years, the screaming eagles have become a dynasty. piling up 15 regional titles, 20 county titles, and 12 maryland state championships. nobody in the state has won more. >> that was my purpose in life, you know, was to be a coach, and try to provide the kids with the experience i had. >> reporter: terry asked kim to take the reins. >> there are very big shoes to fill. but what i learned from my playing days is, again, you know, you put your mind and effort into it you can accomplish anything. >> reporter: he's the chosen one. hand-picked to lead his alma mater. and taking one step closer to the elusive first state championship as head coach. >> i would say this would be another huge step in the right direction for us. but it doesn't get any easier. >> reporter: in the meantime he'll keep instilling the life lessons that were passed on by the greats who came before him. >> i've kind of come to grips with that, that ultimately that's what it's all about. but don't get me wrong, we want to win a state title every single year.